Random Thoughts 7-31-2011

  Only a few days left for congress to pass an increase in the debt limit and still no deal. Did anyone not expect this to happen?     So far, this has been an unexpectedly mild season for hurricanes which is not what the experts predicted so does that mean they were wrong or are we…

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Scripture: The Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah 36

The wise are they that speak not unless they obtain a hearing, even as the cup-bearer, who proffereth not his cup till he findeth a seeker, and the lover who crieth not out from the depths of his heart until he gazeth upon the beauty of his beloved. If a teacher has no students willing…

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Healing Herbs: Neroli Oil

            Neroli is a herb that is mostly used for stress and anxiety. It is used  in the form of an oil which is often mixed with other oils or creams. The oil is produced using water distillation or steam extraction from the flower buds of the bitter orange tree. It has a very sweet, feminine…

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A Messiah Complex

    One of the dangers of spiritual development is called a “Messiah Complex”. This is when the student is so impressed with his own spiritual or psychic development that he thinks he has become a living saint, an avatar, a messiah. The funny thing is, this often happens to those who have the least claim to…

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